Role of early symptoms in assessment of syncope in elderly people: results from the Italian group for the study of syncope in the elderly.

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OBJECTIVES To assess the ability of specific early symptoms to predict cardiac and noncardiac syncope in elderly people. DESIGN Multicenter cross-sectional observational study. SETTING Inpatient geriatric acute care departments and outpatient clinics. PARTICIPANTS Two hundred forty-two patients with syncope (mean age 79+/-8) consecutively referred for… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.02070.x

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